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Master's Programme in Food Sciences

Master's Programme in Food Sciences
Study at the University of Helsinki and make an impact by creating innovative solutions for the whole chain of food production.
Study at the University of Helsinki and make an impact by creating innovative solutions for the whole chain of food production.
Next application period starts 01 December 2020
Scope of studies and length
120 ECTS credits, 2 years
Degree level
Master
Application period
Next application period starts 01 December 2020
Language of instruction
Finnish, Swedish, English
Tuition fee per year (only non-EU/EEA citizens)
15 000€
Eligibility to apply for a master's programme requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.

What will people eat in the future?

What do they eat now? What is behind the good taste of food? Raw materials? Processing technologies? How to improve the healthiness, safety, ecology and ethics of food and food processing? If this is for you, apply to the Master's Programme in Food Sciences the University of Helsinki.

The programme covers the whole food production chain from primary production via food processing to consumers. You explore innovations in food and how to improve the healthiness, safety, ecology and ethics of food and food processing. You also learn laboratory working skills and increase your knowledge of food composition, processing, structure and legislation.

Find out more about the programme structure, content and courses from the link below.

How to apply

The quick guide gives you a general overview of the application process and how to apply. Make sure that you meet the admission requirements, prepare your documents in advance and apply when applications are open.

Please note that there is only one intake per academic year. You must submit your application online at the Finnish national application portal Studyinfo. The online application form is open only during the application period. Also the admission requirements for the programme can be found in Studyinfo.

Admission Services

If you have any questions about the admissions process at the University of Helsinki, please contact the Admission Services for guidance and support.